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Melissa Hickson says no one asked her husband, Michael, shown here with stepdaughter Mia, if he wanted to keep getting treatment. "He would say: 'I want to live. I love my family and my children ... that's the reason for the three years I have fought to survive,'" she says. Melissa Hickson hide caption

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One Man's COVID-19 Death Raises The Worst Fears Of Many People With Disabilities

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What 6 Of The 7 Countries With The Most COVID-19 Cases Have In Common

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Diversity In Coronavirus Vaccine Trials Demanded From Drug Companies

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How Small Tech Company Got $10.2 Million Contract To Build COVID-19 Database

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"People are not very good with large numbers," says Elke Weber, a professor of psychology at Princeton University. "We don't discriminate between 150,000 or 300,000 or 3 million." Malte Mueller/Getty Images/fStop hide caption

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Why We Grow Numb To Staggering Statistics — And What We Can Do About It

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How Turkey Ended Up Depending On Imported Food

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Since COVID-19 has much of the Navajo Nation stuck at home, farmer Tyrone Thompson says it's the perfect time for them to return to their agricultural roots. Tommy Greyeyes /Courtesy Hundred Storms Creative hide caption

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Navajo Nation Sees Farming Renaissance During Coronavirus Pandemic

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Several lines of evidence now suggest that two common vaccines against respiratory illnesses can help protect against Alzheimer's, too. How much brain protection they offer will require more intensive study to quantify, scientists say. Themba Hadebe/AP hide caption

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Flu Shot And Pneumonia Vaccine Might Reduce Alzheimer's Risk, Research Shows

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Georgia Teens Create Company To Print And Deliver PPE To Health Care Workers

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An evacuee lies on a cot at an evacuation shelter for people with disabilities in Stuart, Fla., in preparation for Hurricane Dorian on Sept. 1, 2019. Now, with the pandemic raging, officials across the South are trying to adjust their evacuation and shelter plans. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Disaster Relief For The Elderly And Disabled Is Already Hard. Now Add A Pandemic

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In August 2017, the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston was over capacity after floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city. This hurricane season, congregate shelters — from school gyms to vast convention centers — risk becoming infection hot spots if evacuees pack into them as they have in the past. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Disaster Response Scrambles To Protect People From Both Hurricanes And COVID-19

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North Carolina Couple Sews Transparent Masks To Help People With Hearing Loss

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